Both crimes are de­spi­ca­ble, cow­ardly acts of do­mes­tic ter­ror­ism. But the dis­parate treat­ment of the two bru­tal cases by both the White House and the me­dia is strik­ing.

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or Los An­ge­les In­ter­na­tional Air­port shooter He­sham He­dayet, who opened fire at the El Al Is­raeli air­line ticket counter — but not in cases in­volv­ing rare acts of anti-abor­tion vi­o­lence.

Even Jef­frey Gold­berg of the left-lean­ing At­lantic mag­a­zine no­ticed the dou­ble stan­dards. He called at­ten­tion to a Na­tional Pub­lic Ra­dio re­port on the mil­i­tary re­cruiter at­tack that failed to men­tion the re­li­gion and an­timil­i­tary an­i­mus of the sus­pect. Wrote Mr. Gold­berg: “Why not fes­sion is hes­i­tant to dis­cuss them. Why the hes­i­tancy to talk about the mo­ti­va­tions of the man who al­legedly killed Pvt. William Long?”

The truth is that the “cli­mate of hate” doesn’t have just one hemi­sphere. But you won’t hear the Coun­cil on Amer­i­can-Is­lamic Re­la­tions ac­knowl­edg­ing the na­tional se­cu­rity risks of ji­hadi in­fil­tra­tors who de­spise our mil­i­tary and have plot­ted against our troops from within the ranks — in­clud­ing con­victed frag­ging

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